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Grateful Dead Live at Madison Square Garden on 1994-10-14


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Jack Straw, West L.A. Fadeaway, Queen Jane Approximately, Lazy River Road, El Paso*, Ramble On Rose, Box Of Rain Scarlet Begonias-> Fire On The Mountain, Looks Like Rain, Samba In The Rain, Corinna-> Drums-> Space-> I Need A Miracle-> Attics Of My Life-> Turn On Your Love Light, E: Liberty


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Madison Square Garden
Location NYC, NY

Source Sbd>C>Dat>CDR>EAC>CDR>EAC>Shn

Notes

Sbd>C>Dat>CDR>EAC>CDR>EAC>Shn; Seeded to abgd by Chris Perkins with Thanks to JP Bruynes

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Reviewer: wildcataggie - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 20, 2011
Subject: Show some love
I was set to go with four stars till I listened to the Scarlet/Fire a second time. Give it up, this is a great version and considering its length there is very little noodling. It hums along and keeps humming. Gotta bump to five stars for the Scarlet/Fire and really Jerry is pretty strong throughout the night. Whatever his ability to execute, he absolutely never ran out of ideas about new ways to play and he is playing and singing pretty sweetly here. For fun, listen to Queen Jane near the end when Bobby asks, "What you got to say, Vinnie?" who responds with pretty keys. Then the two share an extended vocal duet on the closing "Won't you come see me, Queen Jane.." Sounds like they were having fun and Vinnie really held his seat in the band well when he learned to pick his spots and do more with less. I also like Samba in the Rain here - everybody on stage is jamming it. No, it's not peak Dead but I'm sticking with five stars. I had three shows left to see after this one and not one of them approached this quality, so this was really my last live taste of the good stuff.
Reviewer: hagen21 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 4, 2011
Subject: Strange memories
I was at this show. As I listen to the recording I can see why people disagree with the claim that this is one of the best SF's ever.

But something happened that night to open the 2nd set that the recording cannot convey. Not only did the crowd go comepletely berserk for the entire Fire, but I swear it felt like the audience was connected as one by some supernatural force. I have never felt electricity like that in any other setting. And it wasn't for a brief moment, it went on for 15-20 minutes and just got more and more intense as it went on.

Whether it was one of the best versions or not I am glad I was there. I will never forget the feeling during those 20 minutes.
Reviewer: Sedula - favoritefavorite - February 24, 2010
Subject: 2nd Set quite poor
This really was the end of line for me. Along with Jerry flubbing lines left and right (as well as sloppy guitar) any second set with looks Like Rain, Samba in the Rain, & Corinna is quite weak. So not only was the playing weak and unispired, but the song selection was getting worse and worse. That being said I still went to see them just in case something happened! But nothing happened much after Bruce Hornsby left the band.
Reviewer: Dr Ick - favoritefavoritefavorite - February 24, 2010
Subject: Fire is Good But Not Epic
This show seems like a typical 94 show with the added energy of nyc. jerry sleepwalks through parts, flubs lyrics, shows his brilliance from time to time...and no matter what, the crowd goes gooey. the fotm is good, the sound is certainly very different from 77, but in my opinion it's nowhere near as epic as the version from 10/1/94. i adore that version, i hear it in my head, i crave it, i need to hear it over and over. this version doesnt do that to me - not even close. 10/1 is the masterpiece!
Reviewer: aikojim - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 18, 2009
Subject: Fire
Was the Scarlet/Fire big? Yeah it was. I saw over 100 shows over 2 decades in all kinds of venues. and I've probably seen another 100 shows by other artist. The energy in the room that built up during Fire and the explosion after was like nothing I've ever experienced. Blew the roof off the Garden that night. First set was same old same old. Second set? If you were there you didn't' care what happen after fire, we were all to blown away by "the moment" at that point. Lightning in a bottle...
Reviewer: OtherOne 72 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 29, 2009
Subject: SCARLET>FIRE!!!!!!!!!
I was at this show and I got to tell you the place was jumping The Scarlet>Fire was out of this world well played and keeps going and going I would put it up there as one of the top 5 ever performed My friend got turned away at the door with good tickets he baught at Ticket Master the guard was a real creep.He got in the next night for the Shakedown and Attics but man I felt so bad for him that night.Another show that will always bring a Smile to my face. If you didnt like this show you just didnt like the Dead and were just there for the Psychadelics and to say you were a hippie and I feel sorry for you.And your probably one of the creeps that jumped the fence at Deer Creek the following summer.
Reviewer: skullsnroses - favoritefavoritefavorite - September 16, 2008
Subject: ghosts alright
as previously mentioned I agree there are ghosts floating about the place... I just think one of them sounds a lot like Jerry! During Attics you can actually hear him drag his dead hand across the strings...one off note at a time. The liberty closer was better then expected given the rest of the show. I can't agree that the scarlet->fire is mind blowing... I wish I could have been there to feel the room. Sounds like a good show to be at, but maybe not so good as a stand alone listening experience. pretty tired... I'd check out the Orphium run in 1976 if you want something more lively.
Reviewer: belmon36 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 16, 2008
Subject: : Last good show??
I came down to the city via Rhode island hoping to find A ticket. I walked around for about 20 minutes and who the hell do I see my old friend from college who gave me a ticket. Like the other people have stated I was just relaxing during set one. Fairly good show with a nice Ramble On Rose. Then set two and my god the applause after the Scarlet/Fire was so loud I thouth I heard the foundation creak. It was all gravey after that. If It was not perfect it at least set the tone for the how the band used to play. Jamie if you're out there thanks alot for the miracle. I think I would have been a bit upset if I did not see one more kick ass nigh.
Reviewer: easynow27 - favoritefavoritefavorite - May 1, 2008
Subject: Final Scarlet / Fire Word......
Short and sweet....I was on the floor.....the show was just a regular 94' show.....glad to see good friends, hang.....etc.....then the second set.....was it the best Scarlet/Fire.....hell's no...was it long....yep..but if you were there....the vibe.....half way thru.....it wasnt the song.....it was the crowd and the band...coming together.....realizing that ride was not going to last much longer.....and the Garden exploded in emotion to show the love and the longet the song went on......the longer we knew Jerry would still be there for us......if the song ended.....well.....if it could go on forever.....we could never lose the Captain......longer.....longer......go man go......the notes ended, the ride was over.....we knew it was not long before we had to say goodbye and farewell to the scene and the man who showed us the way.....it wasn't the song.
Reviewer: pmonk - favoritefavoritefavorite - March 6, 2008
Subject: My Last Show
This was my last Dead show and I remember just being bummed out after the show. It was 10 years since I last saw the Dead and the very young crowd just gave me a bad vibe and when Jerry walked out on stage I couldn't believe how bad he looked.

I just remember walking out and being very disappointed!

EDIT - Just listened to for the first time and it was not as bad as I remembered. I guess it was the way Jerry looked that gave me the bad karma for that night!
Reviewer: cascadekid - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 28, 2008
Subject: The one and only
I was 15 at the time. The old man said I couldn't go. Guess what. . . I went anyway. Got caught when my buddy told my dad I went into the city for the Dead show instead of the beach. He waited for an hour at the train station for me. Ten minutes after he left the station, my train rolled in. Called home to let my parents know I would be home in 15 minutes. My mom replied, "Dad just got back from the train station. We know you didn't go to the beach". I was grounded. The next time the Dead came around in the spring of 95 I had to pass up a ticket on account of tryouts - I'll see them play the next time, or so I thought. A couple months later, ironically, while I was at the beach, I caught wind of Jerry's passing. It was a sad day for us all, but at least I got to see the GREATEST ROCK-AND-ROLL band ever. . . The show was insane and ingrained in my soul. Four years later - and countless retellings of this story - while sitting at the dinner table, my dad leaned over and whispered, "I'm sorry I grounded you for going to the Dead show." I simply smiled and graciously accepted his apology - after all, he did what he had to do, as did I. This was my one and only Grateful Dead show - I can rest in peace.
Reviewer: ccclyde - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 2, 2007
Subject: October
What is it with these guys in October? Over the years, it's arguably their best single month.
Reviewer: moxxie - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 16, 2007
Subject: My sweet goodbye
This was the last time I saw Jerry play. I was 22 and It was my 50th show in 3 years - I no longer needed drugs to get it. But I remember betting my boy-du-jour about 20 minutes into the Scarlet>Fire that he could go get me beer and be back before the jam wrapped. I won.

I packed up and moved to the West coast late the following spring with the hope that I'd finish the ride with Jerry in California. I lost that bet.

Nevertheless, the music drew me out and onto the path of my life and was worth every jerk cop on a horse in NYC, every humid day with nasty vibes in Jersey/Buffalo, etc, and every moment that I knew that without it all, I would never have found certain parts of my soul. Even today I hear new inspiration in songs that used to bore me and feel like a kid again when I hear a new jam that makes me stop doing the dishes and dance around my kitchen.

Keep on rockin' y'all.
Reviewer: Scobard - favoritefavoritefavorite - January 11, 2007
Subject: Liquified!
Man, I got some liquid LSD this night on a Fig Newton, guy dropped it right on the cookie. It ate through the outter cookie part and then Garcia ate through my brain! It was never the same for me after Brent passed away, but this night was special! My last psychedelic experience at a Grateful Dead show. I was 24 years old!
Thanks Grateful Dead!
Reviewer: hopalopadopalis - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 4, 2006
Subject: Scarlet >Fire and Corrina>Jam
I know the Jack Straw was disjointed and off tempo, but West LA (never thought of that song let alone that I would here it especially in NYC). Ramble on Rose and Box were great renditions. Scarlet Fire is unique from this show. I know the Boston show was much tighter and in many ways more driving. However, this Fire covers alot of different sonic ground. I remember just stopping at one point between the first and second verses and wondering if it was more blues or middle eastern sounding, and the ending well...whoever was there that night knows that it was astounding. The energy during the final build up was something that never happened before or again. Attics was well harmonized and Lovelight (anything post Pigpen is a letdown in my opinion) was still a fun capper. The jam after Corrina is well orchestrated between the members too. So much so it seemed like a thought before cohesive basis for improvisation. Good to shake to. Overall a good night even though the night before was definately tighter.
Reviewer: jerseydead - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 9, 2006
Subject: great memories from this one.
I took the train in from jersey with about 12 friends. We left a friend behind who had to work. His brother left him his ticket on his dresser with a note that read, "see ya there". During Drums and Space (i think it was D>S, but im not sure) me and a friend took a stroll around the Garden. In a walkway from the main hallway to the seats, we passed by a few guys getting busted for some recreational activity. And just then we found our friend we left behind. We were jumping up and down with excitement and huggin eachother because we thought we just wouldnt see him that night. It was a beautiful moment in my life.

Since then our left behind friend, died from an unexplained accident in Dec of 2001. Vinces passing has brought back alot of memmories and Im listeng to this show today in remebrance of friends "left behind".

RIP SHEMP
RIP VINCE
Reviewer: Enlightened Deadhead - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 26, 2006
Subject: Jam outta Corrina
Gans featured the beautiful jam outta Corinna on GD hour that year. Very interesting/amazing jam - the whole band interplays really nicely. Play it loud and turn up the bass.
Reviewer: Hage - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 4, 2006
Subject: My Birthday Show
My sister took me to this one for my birthday; I remember thinking at the time, what an awesome show; they're playing so many of my favorite songs!!! Now, more than 10 years later, with an even greater exposure to the Dead (thanks Archive) I can honestly say, this was a really great show, by any standard. Great song selection, in my opinion, and the music was played nicely (some tempo issues but, hey, it's live music, sometimes the tempo changes -- who knows if its on purpose or accident, it still sounds good in this case); it feels like everyone in the band was happy to be there playing. This show is well worth a listen and, would be worth a download if available.

Alright, enough yap!! Peace out -- Hage
Reviewer: tamedturtle - favoritefavoritefavorite - April 19, 2006
Subject: great for 94 standards
now i dont know the scarlet fire def had some groove to it but hardly the best version ever first set nothing really stands out except the jack straw was just so off tempo too fast then slow then fast the second set def did make up for the 1st and this show def stands proudly above much of the previous performances of the year i guess anything can be made up for that horrible spring tour ranks up there with the worst imo besides 95 i dont think even a bar dead cover band could put on a worse show than 95
Reviewer: DavidGlasses - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 19, 2006
Subject: I was there and it did rock
I saw five of the six nights of the Fall '94 run at MSG. And I can tell you that something very heavy happened as the 10.14 Scarlet>Fire began to uncork. I remember at the time, somewhere during the transition to Fire, turning to some friends in order to comment something like, "Gee, this is really going and going, huh?" It felt like some spooky presence had entered the hall-- exciting, but almost a bit dark, even. (That vibe was prevalent throughout the 10.17 show a few days later, by the way, and led to some trippy jamming on that night). Anyway, in relistening to this show years later, it sounds like a good, pleasant first set, with things starting to open up unexpectedly in the later part of Ramble on Rose-- which I remember greatly enjoying at the time. The second set jam came out of nowhere, though, with Scarlet>Fire somehow hitting onto something that I think does hold up to scrutiny. It's the longest Scarlet>Fire (at 31+ minutes) and the only one to ever break 30 minutes. Also, Jerry veers off into some very sublime patterns during Fire, including a very Middle Eastern feel at one point. Yes, '94 had its ups and downs, but the Fall '94 shows were very strong. And it's worth shouting about these unexpected peaks. Clearly this Scarlet>Fire is very different from the versions in '77, for example, so it's interesting to see the changes in sound from decade to decade as the same band "caught the ghost" at different times. All in all, a titanic jam, a very worthy download, and a very good Grateful Dead artifact.
Reviewer: DavidGlasses - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 18, 2006
Subject: I was there and it did rock
I saw five of the six nights of the Fall '94 run at MSG. And I can tell you that something very heavy happened as the 10.14 Scarlet>Fire began to uncork. I remember at the time, somewhere during the transition to Fire, turning to some friends in order to comment something like, "Gee, this is really going and going, huh?" It felt like some spooky presence had entered the hall-- exciting, but almost a bit dark, even. (That vibe was prevalent throughout the 10.17 show a few days later, by the way, and led to some trippy jamming on that night). Anyway, in relistening to this show years later, it sounds like a good, pleasant first set, with things starting to open up unexpectedly in the later part of Ramble on Rose-- which I remember greatly enjoying at the time. The second set jam came out of nowhere, though, with Scarlet>Fire somehow hitting onto something that I think does hold up to scrutiny. It's the longest Scarlet>Fire (at 31+ minutes) and the only one to ever break 30 minutes. Also, Jerry veers off into some very sublime patterns during Fire, including a very Middle Eastern feel at one point. Yes, '94 had its ups and downs, but the Fall '94 shows were very strong. And it's worth shouting about these unexpected peaks. Clearly this Scarlet>Fire is very different from the versions in '77, for example, so it's interesting to see the changes in sound from decade to decade as the same band "caught the ghost" at different times. All in all, a titanic jam, a very worthy download, and a very good Grateful Dead artifact.
Reviewer: sadu77 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 12, 2005
Subject: S>F
I to believe that this was one of jerry's last great performances. the 40 minute scarlet>fire really got everybody going. nobody expected it to be what it was. i remember jumping up and down at the climax of fire. it was great show to be at. One ofe my favorite memories at MSG.
Reviewer: belmont27 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 18, 2005
Subject: second set
I really do not remember much from the first set beside the Ramble On Rose. When the band came out for the secomd set I remeber looking at Jerry and he just looked either pissed or disgruntled. As the secomd set ensued withe the Scarlet>Fire. I felt like a trance of something special had come over the Garden. I really was in a trance until the Attics was played. A great set from a great ROCK band
Reviewer: notacompletist - favoritefavoritefavorite - November 15, 2005
Subject: Scar>Fire
While there are some sections of as one reviewer put it, noodling, when all is said and done this Scar>Fire ends with authority like few I have ever heard. This was 1994 and you have to admit the band surprised was probably surprised at the conclusion. I believe this was one of JerryÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂs last bows.
Reviewer: DEADBUCK - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 14, 2005
Subject: what?
Whatdo you mean we talk funny up here.. Its pronounced lobsta...cah...yahd...Hahvid Univ....and so on...come on man...of course its easier to say than spell...lmao...Havent heard the show yet but Im starting it now...seems good so far...if I need to ill reup but for now...3.75 stars
Reviewer: jammy - favoritefavoritefavorite - October 13, 2005
Subject: FIRE
Again the experience at the show is better then the cd. Fire blew me away at the show, but on CD it's just OK. The band-crowd interaction and build up just doesn't translate into cd. I like some of the song selection - Jack Straw, Box closer, Scarlet-Fire, Attics.

my experince = 4
cd expercience = 3.25
Reviewer: Dooly - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 28, 2005
Subject: I can die now that I've seen this one!
This was a great one! The first set was pretty strong (good Jack Straw opener, Ramble, and Box). The second set cooked (as all of you know). The only thing that would have made it better would have been for the Yanks in front of me to not sing during "Fiya on da Mountain" (picture the strong northern accent and you'll agree). Other than that, sweet show! I swear Jerry was doing the "Hula" during his jamming on "Fire", which gave me a que that he was wired on the smack that night, but he put out some awesome jams none-the-less.
Reviewer: omnihead - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 31, 2005
Subject: scarlet > fire: not so
ok...it was awesome. But it wasn't even the best one of 94.(versions of scarlet>fire) 10/1/94 and 3/30/94 are far better. Especially 3/30. Who cares about the length? Ever notice how shows from NYC always get the OVERALL best press and best reviews? 90% OF all the "famous" shows are played on the east coast...GRANTED, the crowd usually had more energy than their jaded west coast or mid american/college town counterparts, and this crowd/band interaction inspired the band to play better. Well thats what they say anyway. Nevertheless, there are tons of music writers and "musically educated" SNOBS in New York. They love music. And many of them love the Dead..maybe too much...and there lies the problem. See, the shows THEY see are the "CLASSICS". The shows YOU were at in Arizona, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri, California, Georgia, etc...well THEY didn't hit THOSE shows. So they were just, uh, you know, AVERAGE. Make your own decisions people...peace, omnnihead.

OH, AND BY THE WAY...jerry is just aimlessly stumbling through this "Fire". It's actually BORING. All of you rave about how it was so loooong, but I wish it would have been 8 minutes shorter. Again, if you want to listen to a good Fire, try 77',78', 79, or 88. Even some other ones from 94' are better. "New York, got the ways and means"...
Reviewer: TwinD - favoritefavoritefavorite - July 6, 2005
Subject: Over-rated FOTM
22 minutes of Jerry noodling in an aimless haze around a Fire on the Mountain theme is hardly something to rave about. Chop about ten minutes out of it and then maybe we'd have something to talk about.

Now... the jam after Corrina, the Attics... those are quite nice. Partiuclarly the Corrina > Jam which is this show's highlight and not the FOTM.

Sound quality is good but there are better boards for this era.
Reviewer: Vivafiniz - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 6, 2005
Subject: Fire on the Borix
I was at this show, it was pretty solid overall, but the Fire is truly insane. I will agree with a past post though that the Boston one is up there too. Based on that review I checked it out and its solid. This one though, the energy is just through the roof. Had a buddy get neg'd at the door at this show with a fake ticket, bummer.
Reviewer: Stanlee - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 19, 2005
Subject: Scarlet-> Fire!!!
That's about it. Unexpected. 11.01.79 comes in 2nd in both time, and performance. Jerry just felt like keeping it going. That was the peak of the show, it mellowed out after that. Who cares, download one of the finest Jerry driven Scarlet Fire's ever (IMHO).

As Always , Enjoy
Reviewer: gasdoc - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 18, 2005
Subject: friday night in NYC!!!!
to me all dead shows are great, a plus if you were there. I really hope that folks who have some slight bit of negative criticism to the Scarlet> Fire were not there that night , because the Garden exploded. nobody should have anything bad to say about that night. The audience tapes floating around, I think paint a truer picture.I remember walking the hallways during the Looks Like rain, listening to the crowd wind down, which took a while. Please someone upload an AUD
Reviewer: stratocaster - favoritefavoritefavorite - March 13, 2005
Subject: Scarlet Fire
10-14-1994 Scarlet-Fire may be one of the most overrated tracks in Dead history...The Fire is 30 minutes long and at least 12 of those minutes is disjointed Jerry noodling over comping...he blows some of the lyrics too, of course...10-01-1994 is a much better version, without question, the band (especially Jerry) play with sustained energy and are much tighter...
Reviewer: hibiscusroto - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 17, 2005
Subject: not an uber-deadhead, however...
..when the dead are "on" they are truly amazing...and Jerry's solo between the first and second verses on Fire is an intense journey and is one of the best musical moments that I've come across.
Reviewer: deadtothecore - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 8, 2004
Subject: More Than Scarlet>Fire Here
This show hits me hard. A fantastic show in 1994.
There are just wonder versions of all songs here. Level's are nice. Vince sounds really good this night. Everyone does this night, and you can here them all. Great harmonies on Lazy River Road. Jerry misses a couple of lyrics here and there but so what really. Very nice Jackstraw>West LA opener. El Paso is sweet.

Yada, yada, I just thought that this whole show should get props, not just the flagship songs.

for this vintage, recording quality and band style, a true 5.

P.S. Don't get me wrong, I lost myself in this Scarlet>Fire :-)
Reviewer: feellikeastranger - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 23, 2004
Subject: scarlet fire
to me this scarlet fire is a bit overrated. dont get me wromg folks, this is a very good version, maybe the top 5 post brent, but i think the scarlet>fire from seattle on 6/13/94 beats this fine MSG version. up to that point the seattle version was the longest i can remember in a loooong time and had LOTS of jammin throughout.
the fire keeps getting hotter and hotter, a bunch of us thought St. helens was going to erupt again. this is still a great show to be at/listen to and the quality is almost perfect. check out this show and then go and give 6/13/94 a listen. check out the S>F and the bird song and then the MORNING DEW!!!!!!!
Reviewer: RM1133 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 6, 2004
Subject: I remember...
Finally, after 10 years I get someone to agree about the fire from the hairspray or whatever it was during "fire." Consumed some boomers with a couple buddies and when I saw that, they told me I was having too good of a time. Now I know I was right!!! This show was a great one with many first set goodies, including Ramble on which was always fun in the garden to hear all those new yorkers go nuts for the just like new york city line. After hearing this one again, I only wish I was born earlier so I could have seen more in this calibre. Thank you for a real good time!
Reviewer: GDTrey - favoritefavoritefavorite - October 1, 2004
Subject: Fire!!!!!
Does anyone else remember the person who had the hairspray bottle and lighter that sprayed the flame during the intense fire? The Scarlet > Fire is absolutely crazy!! 30 Minutes long at least!! Worth downloading for one of the best S > F's of the 90's.
Reviewer: boomer1987 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 20, 2004
Subject: 10-14-94
I did this entire run. Without taking anything away from the 35 min scarlet>FIRE, the best night (performance-wise) was the first. Both SDB's from the 13th and 14th sound great, and there really is NOTHING like a 25 min. FIRE, but having said that, give a good listen to the 13th...........when you see 6 nights back to back, you can not have your cake and eat it too. This is a solid set list, good performance.....I still think the 13th is a killer list and killer performance, but that's just me. One thing I love about the dead is every show is so subjective.....download both nights and enjoy!!
Reviewer: boomer1987 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 20, 2004
Subject: 10-14-94
I did this entire run. Without taking anything away from the 35 min scarlet>FIRE, the best night (performance-wise) was the first. Both SDB's from the 13th and 14th sound great, and there really is NOTHING like a 25 min. FIRE, but having said that, give a good listen to the 13th...........when you see 6 nights back to back, you can not have your cake and eat it too. This is a solid set list, good performance.....I still think the 13th is a killer list and killer performance, but that's just me. One thing I love about the dead is every show is so subjective.....download both nights and enjoy!!
Reviewer: hooperme - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 31, 2004
Subject: Great '94 Show
First & Foremost, the quality of this recording is great!! 2/2 stars for quality alone.

Show: Is this really a '94 show. The only tell tale signs are Jerry's slow (at times) fingers, his voice, & Samba. Other than that, this qualifies for the top 5 post Bruce.

1st set Highlights - Queen Jane, Lazy River Road, Box of Rain
2nd set - Holy Freakin' Fire, the jam after the final lyrics is fantastic. Corinna>Jam is real nice as well. Everyone jells during the jam. Gotta love Attics, anywhere, anytime, as long as the vocals are up to it, and they are here.

If you are looking for great post-Bruce material, this one is the one you are looking for.
Reviewer: TERRAPINCANE - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 6, 2004
Subject: quality from '94
this MIGHT be the last quality GD performance ever....
Jack Straw and WLAFadeaway are solid, Lazy River Road is very nice, El Paso is good, and Ramble on Rose is awesome...
this is my favorite Scarlet>Fire of the Vince-era, and trust me when I say it smokes! Well-played version of the combo, without any fluff in the transition jam, and general smoothness throughout...
Samba sucks (it always does), and Corinna is, well, Corinna....Miracle>Attics is fantastic, and Lovelight is a great closer for this show, although it's a slophouse version...

This show is worth the download b/c Jerry sounds good, plays well, doesn't flub, and there isn't any cheesy electrical BS. Compared to pretty much every '94 and '95 show, this is certainly somewhere in the top 5...
Reviewer: JamBandJunky - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 30, 2004
Subject: Monster Scarlet->Fire!!
This Fire is bursting at the seems with pure energy. Jerry is ON! Some of his guitar effects are reminiscent of his playing in "Shining Star". One of the most beautifully inspired jams I've EVER heard. A must have.
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Source: Audience: PMB Microphones
Grateful Dead
by Grateful Dead
etree
eye 55,465
favorite 101
comment 63
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 63 reviews )
Source: DSBD> DATs> CDRs> EAC> SHN
Grateful Dead
by Grateful Dead
etree
eye 63,176
favorite 67
comment 60
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 60 reviews )
Source: Audience Recording: Nak CM700's
Grateful Dead
by Grateful Dead
etree
eye 15,870
favorite 15
comment 20
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 20 reviews )
Source: DSBD>DAT>CDR shn encoding by Dan Carr
Grateful Dead
by Grateful Dead
etree
eye 85,524
favorite 122
comment 94
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 94 reviews )
Source: Audience (was labeled as sbd)
Grateful Dead
by Grateful Dead
etree
eye 18,052
favorite 14
comment 28
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 28 reviews )
Source: Recording Info:SBD -> Dat (Vault Master) -> Sonic Solutions -> CD -> Eac -> SHNPatched With: Naks -> Dat -> Cassette Master -> CD -> EAC -> SHNPatch Info:Patch provides from :42 of d2t02 through 5:06 of d2t05Patch was done with Samplitude v7.02 profession